A humorous fantasy about a young god whose job is fixing broken universes. Bernie is different from other gods, who tend to take a hell-fire-and-brimstone approach to problem-solving.
Our young hero has the misguided notion that life - even if it was created by the gods - is important and shouldn’t just be sniffed out...
Even if it’s the life of a murderous wizard bent on destroying anyone who opposes him.More info →
The JACK CREEK Horror is an intelligent cautionary tale about a simple but exceedingly horrific organism. The story follows a small resort community’s efforts to make sense of increasingly strange changes in the eco-system of a large cedar swamp. What starts out as poor fishing and complaints from locals in an area that survives on tourism and sportsmen soon evolves into a wave of death with implications that stun the nation.More info →
McClure shares her journey of caring for her mother with Alzheimer's Disease as other family members watched from the sidelines. McClure provides readers with practical guidelines on caregiving, including the warning signs and characteristics associated with each stage of the disease and the effects it can have on the individual, the caregiver, and the family.More info →
During the first millenium year, young Deidre and her friend Culain love reading ancient manuscripts in their Abbey studies -- even helping the good monk Angus re-do bindings and repair vellum pages. But are there dark secrets in these stories? Especially their favorite-- the Book of Invasions, the saga of the forming years of Ancient Ireland, including their own Ulster. Is Abbess Brigit right that tales of the Tuatha race, the great heroes of yore, and ancestors of the magical faeries are mostly myth? Culain believes the sagas are true.More info →
Francesca is a charming, clever story of a pampered basset hound who cares a lot about herself and her Annie, ...and that’s it. Then, one night, she spies an odd creature outside her window and it causes her curious heart to battle her stubborn mind.
Will Francesca step out of her very comfy comfort zone and learn the biggest lesson of her life?More info →
"LETTERS lost then found" features letters exchanged between 19-year-old Freddie, a first lieutenant in the U.S. Army Air Forces who flew over 120 combat missions, and his 30-year-old brother Willie, Circulation Manager of the Michigan-based Saginaw News. The letters reveal the drama of battle, the daily life that goes on for both brothers, and the vital importance of family connections. Includes a “Day in History” section on each page that provides a glimpse of what was happening in World War II at the time each letter was written.More info →
Jane’s race of god-like beings has caused chaos and left war-ravaged planets throughout the universe since the beginning of time. Her homeworld is about to fulfill her wish: for the reign of her people to end.
On a mission to the doomed planet of Kaldara, Logan witnesses a violent battle between gods. One of them could offer a defense against the ruthless army of Matouk that destroyed his people.
Abducting an angry and suicidal god might not be a wise choice, but if the god of war can learn to love, they both might discover a future worth living for.More info →
As America entered World War II, the U.S. Army routed its brightest draftees to colleges and universities. They were to master foreign languages and learn intelligence techniques. Enormous casualties in the invasion of Italy, however, forced the Army to send its best and brightest – and greenest – straight to the replacement pool. Each was given a choice: rifle, machine gun or mortar.
This story tells how a recovering veteran of North African combat shepherded a dozen such youngsters to England for training. From there he took them into Normandy against the toughest Army on earth.More info →
The year is 2080. C. John Coombes opens his novel by painting a vivid picture of society and life in the not too distant future. The portrayal serves as a backdrop for a gripping story of suspense. The United States and Europe have fallen to the wayside. China assumes its place as the financial powerhouse of the world.
New York has been nick-named New China, after both the corporegion NEW CHINA and its colossal Manhattan headquarters complex, a mega-structure that dwarfs anything previously built by man.
The world is a place of peace and self-gratification, a place where most people do not work, but pursue hobbies and interests. Immortality is virtually guaranteed. The population has exploded. Real estate, especially in the congested areas, is virtually impossible to purchase or acquire even by the wealthiest of corporegions.
The conscience of the populous is increasingly alarmed by the new era of large scale construction, and its role in the accelerated devastation of natural habitat. Inevitably, the ruthless tactics of corporegions that continue to destroy the natural world collide with those citizens that are committed to its salvation.
In an unprecedented move, unexpectedly bold and violent, the conflict is settled once and for all—leaving a lesson learned not only for New Yorkers, but for all peoples of the world.More info →
A serial killer is on the loose in metro Detroit. Three female victims have been discovered in motel rooms in different suburban cities surrounding Motown. The only connection is that each body is found in Room 319, and the killer leaves the taunting message “Why 319?” on the bathroom mirror, written with the victim’s lipstick. Detective Jefferson Chene heads up an elite squad of detectives assigned to the case. With no home life, he devotes every waking moment to catching killers.More info →
How can you stop a god from destroying everything --- even if you are a god?
A young god graduates from God School and gets his dream job of building his first universe. Plagued by a school rival and aided by his friends, he struggles to build a universe he can be proud of in this humorous fantasy.More info →
Flynn Parkes feels alone in the small town of Whitehall, Michigan. After being bullied in high school and having an argument with his parents, Flynn runs away from his problems. On a bike ride into town, he’s kidnapped by Salvatore, a crooked ringmaster of a mysterious traveling circus. During his journey, Flynn is shot out of a cannon, nearly eaten by lions, and almost drowns. He also builds friendships with Albert the fortuneteller, Cordelia the beautiful mermaid, two odd clowns named Sammy and Buster, and Marcel, a giant with a feisty temper and huge muscles. Soon, Flynn discovers another side to Salvatore’s circus world—one that’s darker and more corrupt than he thought. Using the power of imagination and the fortuneteller's magic, Flynn struggles to break free from his cage of insecurity and the ringmaster’s clutches. And maybe, just maybe, he can muster the courage to win the heart of a girl named RenaMore info →
What could be more idyllic than to live on an island off the coast of Maine? That's what Bill Andersen thought when he moved his family to Mateguas. But Mateguas is more than just pristine beaches nestled between rocky shores. No, Mateguas is something quite different….On a remote island a troubled family is trying to pick up the pieces of their shattered lives and start over. But unbeknownst to them, the property they have inherited is steeped in ancient magic - magic that could seek to consume and destroy them. An arcane locked box, a strange and foreboding trail into the woods, a seductive young woman, and tales of a malevolent Native American spirit are just some of the perils Karen Andersen must face if she is to find a way to save her family.More info →
Written for the tween set, books one and two have a special appeal for scientifically driven young girls. Eleven year-old Rachael has her heart set on becoming an astronomer, just like her father, but harbors a secret and discovery that she cannot share with him.More info →
Caught up in war fervor and seeking excitement, Joe enlists in his hometown regiment. This sturdy Pennsylvania lumberjack quickly discovers that, along with excitement and comradeship, fighting the Confederacy demands that he suffer while facing terror and horror.More info →
CLAUS: A Christmas Incarnation, Volume One, The Child, is a 220,000 word, 700 page novel that includes some illustrations, poems, and songs, also by the author. The ebook and paperback offerings are affordable versions of the original custom ordered hardcover book. 1854. Elizabeth Dennison, a now elderly woman, awaits the arrival of a long lost acquaintance. The meeting, initially dreaded as much as desired, fortunately rekindles an old friendship. It is in this reunion, a passing of memories and knowledge, that the guest is told of Elizabeth's incredible life. So begins a story during the early 1800's, days after Elizabeth Dennison is removed from her home and sickly mother to be cared for by the wealthy Claussen Family. A favor for which, in return, she is to provide service as a maiden servant. At a young age, Elizabeth faces a wary relationship with the Claussens and her new surroundings. Most of all, she is both frightened and mesmerized by Christopher Claussen, a powerful man and husband to Lady Rebecca. It is this relationship that ends up sweeping Elizabeth away from her home in Scandinavia to battle the perils of a voyage across an ocean, and a life on the American frontier. Elizabeth comes to believe that Christopher holds sway not only over her life, but the world as a whole in something more than a natural way. He is god-like in her eyes and becomes very much the focus of her fragile childhood years. Volume one is a fulfilling read unto itself but leaves one with the option to continue on this adventure through volumes two and three. CLAUS is a saga rich with ambiance, details of the era, and characters that are as real as life. If you desire to be swept away with Elizabeth on a journey through time and emotion then you will not regret this story.More info →
A young woman, searching for answers ….
A man, trying desperately to remember what he has forgotten ….
What secrets lie buried?
What mysteries are waiting, patiently, beneath this island's pristine exterior?
Come back … back to the mythos, passion, and magic ….
RETURN TO MATEGUAS ISLAND!
All Brad Powers wanted was second career as a small-town cop. But even though he’s denied the job, he solves the community’s 20-year-old murder mystery anyway.
Soon after the police chief rejects his work application, Powers – a retired Army investigator -- begins a slow inadvertent stumble into the intertwined lives of two women: Carlene, a murderous predator, and Myra, her prey.
Powers defeats an attack upon Myra, an event triggering not only his investigative instincts, but also a new murder plus an attempt upon his own life. Slowly he and a detective buddy peel away layers of relationships revealing insatiable greed, conspiracy, corruption, fraud, theft, fraud and the unsolved murder of Myra’s father.
The body of a young girl, found floating in the icy waters of Scarborough Marsh...
Six men, over a span of thirty-five years, disappear without a trace...
A harbinger of evil, so ancient it defies memory, surfaces on the rocky shores of Mateguas...
Journey, with Karen and her family, back to the mythos, passion, and magic, and join her as she seeks to finally lay to rest the ... GHOSTS OF MATEGUAS.
GHOSTS OF MATEGUAS is the third full-length novel in highly acclaimed, award-winning, MATEGUAS ISLAND SERIES.More info →
This is the prequel to the award-winning book, Bernie and the Putty. This story begins when our young gods are twelve years old. A little girl is lost, and our young heroes are the only ones who can save her from the deadly woods.More info →